O Take a minute to write down your expectations (at this moment) about peer tutoring with SARC…O What are some of your hop...
Student Academic Resource CenterFall 2012 Orientation and Peer Tutoring Kick-Off
 SARC has a mission to assist undergraduate students in their:     mastery of learning strategies and study skills     ...
1) Promote student inquiry through     active learning techniques2) Organize & manage a successful     group tutorial sess...
Coordinator of Academic Support Services         Mrs. Natasha Ford
Hi, I’m Sofia… A Little bit about me!O Academic Outreach Graduate AssistantO Master of Counselor Education – School Counse...
Meet SARC’s DirectorMs. Rebecca Piety
O 6 hours of tutor-trainer  supervised, in-person tutor  training.O 4 additional training hours  (additional live hours or...
O Collected and assessed at the close of the academic  semester.O If you meet all certification requirements you will earn...
O Tutor Mentors - a resource for you  O Seasoned tutors to assist in your    growth as a peer tutor  O Peer Mentors will p...
Grab a paper strip & tell us your Name, Major, Year, Tutor Subject
O Pre-QuizO Golden RuleO Unauthorized AssistanceO Plagiarism (always cite your  handouts)O Inappropriate relationshipsO Co...
(p. 23)
Fall 2011                                               CECS FALL 2011                                                    ...
New tutors stay put…Veteran tutors move to the back of the room please!
 Professionalism– (p. 10) Absences – Absence Approval Form (p. 40) Tardies – (407) 823 – 5130 TutorTrac Maintenance/m...
TIMESHEETS                                    SARC & VARC Payroll                                                         ...
 Outside of your tutoring duties:   Communicate with Faculty   Tutee Evaluations (p. 11)   Private Tutoring Policy (p....
Student Academic Resource Center           Peer Tutoring Contract - Spring 2012           Performance Responsibilities    ...
O Active Learning is a general term for various instructional techniques that put the onus of learning on the learner, ass...
(p. 18)
Need More Tutoring Info?O Basic Tutoring Guidelines with Do’s and Donts (p. 21)O Peer Tutoring… Day One (p. 22)O Active Le...
Schedule Analysis This is NOT a time for major changes, just a  time to ensure our labs are not crowded and  sessions are...
If your schedule MUST change…  Write down & submit the following per course:     My CHEM 2045 schedule @ VARC was:     ...
Papers I Need From You…Don’t forget to turn in your: Peer Tutoring Contract Private Tutoring Form Self (pre-)evaluation...
Have a Great Semester!
Fall 2012 orientation training
Fall 2012 orientation training
Fall 2012 orientation training
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Fall 2012 orientation training

  1. 1. O Take a minute to write down your expectations (at this moment) about peer tutoring with SARC…O What are some of your hopes & goals?
  2. 2. Student Academic Resource CenterFall 2012 Orientation and Peer Tutoring Kick-Off
  3. 3.  SARC has a mission to assist undergraduate students in their:  mastery of learning strategies and study skills  transition to the university  provide students with leadership opportunities  provide excellent customer service to UCF students. SDES Shared Values Statement
  4. 4. 1) Promote student inquiry through active learning techniques2) Organize & manage a successful group tutorial session from start to finish… get them to return!3) Model positive academic skills4) Grow SARC’s positive reputation5) Provide excellent customer service
  5. 5. Coordinator of Academic Support Services Mrs. Natasha Ford
  6. 6. Hi, I’m Sofia… A Little bit about me!O Academic Outreach Graduate AssistantO Master of Counselor Education – School Counseling Track StudentO Undergraduate Degree in PsychologyO Email: smoumouris@knights.ucf.edu OR smoumouris@ucf.edu
  7. 7. Meet SARC’s DirectorMs. Rebecca Piety
  8. 8. O 6 hours of tutor-trainer supervised, in-person tutor training.O 4 additional training hours (additional live hours or independent training such as reflections, videos, podcasts, hand- outs, one-on-one meetings with Coordinator, etc.)O 25 documented hours of actual SARC tutoring experience.O 2 Tutor Self-Assessments.O Minimum 2 Tutor Evaluations.
  9. 9. O Collected and assessed at the close of the academic semester.O If you meet all certification requirements you will earn CRLA Level I Peer Tutor Certification.O Congratulations Catherine, Chelsea and Ana (and Lisa and Megan who graduated last semester)!O Sections: O Personal Information O Tutor Training O Evidence of Growth & Success O Promotion & Campus Involvement O Miscellaneous
  10. 10. O Tutor Mentors - a resource for you O Seasoned tutors to assist in your growth as a peer tutor O Peer Mentors will provide tips, advice, a listening ear & evaluations O Peer Mentors can help with portfolios O Be sure to always update your binderO Questions? Don’t hesitate to ask!
  11. 11. Grab a paper strip & tell us your Name, Major, Year, Tutor Subject
  12. 12. O Pre-QuizO Golden RuleO Unauthorized AssistanceO Plagiarism (always cite your handouts)O Inappropriate relationshipsO Collaborative work
  13. 13. (p. 23)
  14. 14. Fall 2011 CECS FALL 2011 Computer Science I Introduction to C Attn Hrs/Wk COP 3502 173 COP 3223 268 8 10 Programming Attendance Object Oriented Programming Statics COP 3330 EGN 3310 96 252 8 12 Fall 2011 Attn Hrs/Wk Dynamics EGN 3321 33 8 Financial Accounting ACG 2021 494 6 Thermodynamics EGN 3343 177 8Managerial Accounting ACG 2071 107 8 Solid Mechanics EGM 3601 74 6 Intermediate Fin ACG 3131 36 4 Electrical Engineering EGN 3373 109 10 Accounting Business Finance FIN 3403 97 4 Electrical Networks EEL 3004 n/a " Astronomy AST 2002 33 3 Physics for Engineers I PHY 2048 118 8 Chem for Nursing CHM 1032 24 4 Physics for Engineers II PHY 2049 53 10 Biology BSC 2010 1504 15.5 Statistics for Engineers STA 3032 106 8Intro to Chemistry 1A CHM 2040 295 8Intro to Chemistry 1B CHM 2041 86 8 Semester Total 1459 96 Chemistry I CHM 2045 76 12 VARC Fall 2011 Attn Hrs/Wk Chemistry II CHM 2046 556 14 Financial Accounting ACG 2021 225 4 Organic Chemistry I CHM 2210 589 17 Organic Chemistry II CHM 2211 248 12 Biology I BSC 2010 37 4 Developmental Intro to C Programming COP3223 8 4 DEP 2004 0 4 Psychology Chemistry Fundamentals 1A CHM 2040 8 4 Human Physiology PCB 3703 219 9.5 Principles of Physics I PHY 2053 305 12 ECO 2013 23 2 Microeconomics Physics II PHY 2054 50 6 Principles of MAT 18C & ECO 2023 12 2 Prep Math 12 4 Macroeconomics 28C Business Finance FIN 3403 48 3.5 Statistical Methods I STA 2023 363 4 Intro to Psychology PSY 2012 2 2 Semester Total 5094 155 Statistical Methods I STA 2023 24 4 Semester Total 387 29.5
  15. 15. New tutors stay put…Veteran tutors move to the back of the room please!
  16. 16.  Professionalism– (p. 10) Absences – Absence Approval Form (p. 40) Tardies – (407) 823 – 5130 TutorTrac Maintenance/management of labs  Food, Tech, Issues, After 5pm Timesheets – (p. 12)
  17. 17. TIMESHEETS SARC & VARC Payroll Katie.Lee@ucf.edu• Due Dates: Tuesdays, in supervisor’s mailbox by noon.• Complete via excel – DOWNLOAD FROM HR WEBSITE (directions in your tutor manual)• Hours worked as 10.30 to 12.30 not 10:30 to 12:30• Total hours worked automatically generates. When’s My• Use print option macro & sign and date. Timesheet Due?• No e-mailed timesheets will be accepted; you MUST print CHECK YOUR yours, sign it and bring it to HPH. CALENDAR CECS Payroll &Note: Absences• Timesheets submitted late or filled out incorrectly will not Perlee.Davis@ucf.edu be accepted. One late/incorrect timesheet will result in a meeting with supervisor.• Two late timesheets will result in a meeting with the director of the department.• The third late/incorrect timesheet is grounds for termination.
  18. 18.  Outside of your tutoring duties:  Communicate with Faculty  Tutee Evaluations (p. 11)  Private Tutoring Policy (p. 16)  Test Reviews/Study Union PLEASE READ & SIGN YOUR:  Fall 2012 Contract  Private Tutoring Policy
  19. 19. Student Academic Resource Center Peer Tutoring Contract - Spring 2012 Performance Responsibilities 1. Prepare for and conduct group tutorial sessions in pre-designated subject areas. Create subject matter and study skills handouts as tutees demonstrate a need. 2. Attend and participate in all tutor training seminars and workshops unless otherwise excused due to illness or class conflict. 3. Abide by and uphold all agreements within the Tutor Manual such as the Private Tutoring Policy. 4. Complete, sign and submit timesheet accurately, truthfully and on-time. 5. Complete self-assessments and receive feedback on written evaluations with a commitment to Peer personal growth. 6. Maintain an orderly, clean, and collaborative lab space. 7. Assist with promotion of SARC tutorial services throughout campus. 8. Communicate professionally with UCF faculty and student organizations in your designated subject- matter.Tutoring 9. Provide tutorial review sessions as needed or requested by students (Review sessions are optional and should be discussed and arranged with supervisor in advance). 10. Lead and participate in SARC activities and events such as Academic Success workshops and tutor training seminars, as requested and planned. Responsibilities of Personal ConductContract 1. Demonstrate a high level of professionalism at all times including appearance, dress, hygiene, attitude, and written and verbal communication with staff, students, and faculty. 2. Adhere to all deadlines and schedules with punctuality. 3. Treat others with respect, warmth and dignity. 4. Refer any student whose personal or academic needs are beyond your expertise to the Tutoring Coordinator or another SARC Staff member. 5. Communicate via email on a regular basis, respond to all written communications and meet with your supervisor as needed or requested. Initial: _____ I am committing to work this semester as a peer tutor and academic mentor. _____ I understand that I represent SARC at all times while employed in this position. ____ I understand and agree to all of the responsibilities listed above as well as the SARC policies and procedures laid out in the tutor manual and in trainings. Semester Goals: 1. ______________________________________________________________________ 2. ______________________________________________________________________ Signature: ___________________________________________________________________ Print Name: ______________________________________________ Date: ______________
  20. 20. O Active Learning is a general term for various instructional techniques that put the onus of learning on the learner, assuming that they are a pot to be stirred, not filled.O Prior to Learning, a student may need basic help with motivation or with college level academic skills
  21. 21. (p. 18)
  22. 22. Need More Tutoring Info?O Basic Tutoring Guidelines with Do’s and Donts (p. 21)O Peer Tutoring… Day One (p. 22)O Active Learning (p. 27)O Assertive Tutoring (p. 33)O Referral Skills (p. 35)
  23. 23. Schedule Analysis This is NOT a time for major changes, just a time to ensure our labs are not crowded and sessions are not overlapping Review schedule by subject (when is class?) Exchange contact information with other tutors for sharing of subject mater materials Gather professor contact information & get course syllabi from web or e-mail  Map out tests and plan reviews accordingly Write draft of email to professors and send to me (cc me on all communications) Determine when you can speak to subject classes within next 2 weeks – Talk with LTs or Mentors
  24. 24. If your schedule MUST change…  Write down & submit the following per course:  My CHEM 2045 schedule @ VARC was:  My CHEM 2045 schedule @ VARC will now be:  Use the sheet in the front of your binder  Submit ONE paper per person to me today only…  Schedules go live on MONDAY! No more changes 
  25. 25. Papers I Need From You…Don’t forget to turn in your: Peer Tutoring Contract Private Tutoring Form Self (pre-)evaluations Updated Photo for tutor wall Printed Class Schedule Schedule Corrections Time sheet due by Monday at noon. And… Start Your CRLA Portfolios!
  26. 26. Have a Great Semester!

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